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After Maoists, Communists eye power in Nepal
Kathmandu, Nov 29 (IANS) As a historic battle over the fate of embattled King Gyanendra resumes in Nepal's parliament Thursday, Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala now faces a cut-throat contest with the Communists, the second largest party in his ruling coalition, eyeing the top executive post in the country.

Thursday, November 29, 2007 9:54:53 AM

Nepal house battle to resume as parties remain at loggerheads
Kathmandu, Nov 28 (IANS) With Nepal's ruling parties and the Maoists failing to reach an understanding during the 10-day reprieve to their historic battle in parliament, a fresh feud is on the cards when the winter session resumes Thursday.

Wednesday, November 28, 2007 1:16:29 PM

Nepal alarmed by India's border highway plan
Kathmandu, Nov 28 (IANS) Nepal has expressed serious concern at its southern neighbour India's plan to build a highway in the Terai plains near its border, fearing it could inundate Nepal's frontier towns and villages during monsoon and impact the environment adversely.

Wednesday, November 28, 2007 12:23:51 PM

Bhutanese refugees in Nepal opt for new life in US
Kathmandu, Nov 27 (IANS) Almost half of the Bhutanese refugees living in Nepal have opted for a new life in the US, with the percentage expected to grow.

Tuesday, November 27, 2007 1:05:34 PM

Nepal professional groups protest Maoist atrocities
Kathmandu, Nov 26 (IANS) Nepal's leading professional organisations, whose staunch support last year helped opposition parties topple King Gyanendra's regime and come to power, staged a protest march Monday against the same government, accusing it of failing to curb the growing lawlessness of the Maoists.

Monday, November 26, 2007 3:19:10 PM

Terai turmoil slashes Colgate Palmolive Nepal's output
Kathmandu, Nov 26 (IANS) The increasing violence in Nepal's Terai plains has compelled multinational Colgate Palmolive India's wholly owned subsidiary Colgate Palmolive (Nepal) to slash its production by 25 percent, Nepal's official news agency said.

Monday, November 26, 2007 12:49:12 PM

Drama in real life - three Indians held for murder on stage
Kathmandu, Nov 26 (IANS) Three Indian folk artistes have been arrested in a frontier village in Nepal for the sensational murder of a peer in front of hundreds of people while a play was being performed, reports said.

Monday, November 26, 2007 12:18:49 PM

Nepal thwarts Sobhraj's freedom bid yet again (Lead)
Kathmandu, Nov 25 (IANS) Charles Sobhraj's dream of the things he would do if Nepal's Supreme Court set him free in a three-decade-old murder case remained a dream with the apex court Sunday once again putting off the announcement of the final verdict, the second time in less than a month.

Sunday, November 25, 2007 2:19:55 PM

Indian folk artist killed in Nepal
Kathmandu, Nov 25 (IANS) An Indian folk artist was gunned down early Sunday in a frontier village of Nepal during a folk play performance.

Sunday, November 25, 2007 2:19:14 PM

Nepal town under prohibition as Maoists clash with farmers
Kathmandu, Nov 25 (IANS) The local administration declared parts of a key Nepal town prohibited area Sunday and threatened to impose curfew following clashes between the Maoists and local farmers that left at least four rebels seriously injured.

Sunday, November 25, 2007 2:04:36 PM

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